Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

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Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:02 am

Ok i stupidly threw my remote control the other day and it hit my phone screen which has since got many cracks Sad

I was wondering could i buy a sim free phone and use my broken phone's sim until my contract runs its course?

http://www.tesco.com/direct/sim-free-unlocked-sony-xperia-e-black/713-4371.prd?pageLevel=&skuId=713-4371

Something like this for example? not sure what phone i'm gonna get just using that as an example.

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INB4 Lex or Tom comes into the thread and says lets all go to Tesco's where Mole buys his best clothes  Rolling Eyes  ( and phones it would seem)

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:12 am

What to do Mole, is take your phone back to Tescos and ask for a refun.....



Damn it. Nvm Sad

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:14 am

I didn't get it from Tesco's.... i got of Phones 4 U like 8 months ago but have lost all the paper work lol.

So just looking at buying a releative cheap phone and using the contract sim i have.

Just want to know if this can be done Laughing

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:15 am

I have no idea tbh, could always buy some shitty phone and try it out I guess.

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Post by Onyx on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:30 am

There's only one answer to this. hmm





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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:32 am

MT Laughing

Seriously lol can you do it hmm

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Post by Tomwin Lannister on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:33 am

rofl MT

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Onyx on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:41 am

Yeh should work. Although some features other than calls and text might not working, not sure though. hmm

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:45 am

That's not good hmm

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by BarrileteCosmico on Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:54 am

You might be better off taking it to a phone repair store and seeing how much it will cost to replace the screen.

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:00 pm

Price wise that would cost around the same tbh.

Although at least i know that would work once its fixed.

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Post by Onyx on Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:02 pm

Buy the phone, try the sim and if it doesn't work refund it? I'd say 75% it should work. hmm

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Post by FalcaoPunch on Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:09 pm

If you get a sim free phone and put in a SIM card with service on it then you are fine.

And sim-free do you mean unlocked? I mean pop in any gsm SIM card in a gsm phone and it will work. At least in my experience.
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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Great Leader Sprucenuce on Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:33 pm

Yeah Falcao.

In any case i have found out as long as the provider is the same ( in my case O2) it works so i'm gonna go ahead and do that.

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Post by Rebaño Sagrado on Tue Mar 04, 2014 2:10 pm

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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by Kaladin on Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:52 pm

anytime mole
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Re: Can you put a contract SIM in a SIM free phone?

Post by M99 on Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:42 am

The real question is what was shown on TV that caused Mole to throw his remote in anger?

Did a pundit come to the conclusion that Suarez is better than Benzema?

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Post by Tomwin Lannister on Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:23 am

I have it on good info that Moel was raging after some 11 year old kid on COD killed him twice and called him a phag via PSN Messaging

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Post by Kaladin on Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:34 am

Probably MOTD's behavior towards the whole Pardew ordeal hmm
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Post by M99 on Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:48 am

@Tomwin Lannister wrote:I have it on good info that Moel was raging after some 11 year old kid on COD killed him twice and called him a phag via PSN Messaging

My sources say it might have been due to this pic popping up on BBC.

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